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WINDSOR & OXFORD

Guided day tour from Cambridge

Adult £109.00/Student £99.00/Child £94.00

Maximum 16 passengers

TOURS RUN ALL YEAR ROUND

Visit the ancient home of British royalty, the world's largest occupied castle, and one of the world's most prestigious university cities. 

                       

Windsor is an elegant town located on the River Thames upstream from London. Windsor Castle is an official residence of The King and a weekend escape from Buckingham Palace in London. The castle acts more like a royal palace used for banquets and ceremonies especially when The King welcomes other Heads of State to Britain. It is also the home to St.George's Chapel which houses the tombs of ten of the most recent British kings and queens.                        

               

Oxford (known as 'the other place' to Cambridge folk!) is famous worldwide for education. Like Cambridge, Oxford and its university have greatly influenced the country's history so no trip to Britain is complete without a peek at the 'dreaming spires' that dominate the city skyline and the fabulous college buildings that line the city streets below.

NEXT TOUR DATE: 21st April 2024

 

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PLAN FOR THE DAY

 

0800 Depart from central Cambridge for the journey to Windsor.

 

0930 On arrival in Windsor join your guide for a walking tour of the town to discover the secrets of this fascinating historic place. The tour will visit central Windsor, Windsor Great Park, the River Thames and, time permitting, we will also cross the river to sample the high society of Eton and its famous private school, Eton College, where Princes William and Harry studied.

 

1100 Entry to Windsor Castle. Take the Castle's free audio guide to enhance your visit. 

 

1315 We depart from Windsor for Oxford. Passengers are welcome to bring food and drink on the bus as we travel. 

 

1415 On arrival, perk yourself up with a coffee in a local cafe or head immediately into the fabulous Ashmolean to browse one of the best museums in Britain (Free entry!). Afterwards join your guide for a walking tour of the city - your guide who will explain all about the city, its remarkable history, and the innumerable famous people who have studied there. The tour will finish outside Christ Church College where Harry Potter was filmed. There will then be free time to perhaps enter a different college, visit one of the city's many other museums, the Botanic Gardens, or go punting on the river.

 

1800 We depart from Oxford for the journey back to Cambridge.

 

2000 Arrive back in Cambridge.

 

Please note: the above itinerary may be reversed, visiting Oxford in the morning and Windsor in the afternoon. Please contact us if you need to know which itinerary we will be following for the tour date of your choice.

INCLUDED

 

  • Expert guidance from a passionate, experienced driver-guide
  • Return travel from your chosen departure point in Cambridge
  • Entry fee to Windsor Castle + free audio-guide of the Castle
  • Walking tours of Windsor & Oxford
  • Free time in Windsor & Oxford to explore independently - we will give you a map and our recommendations

NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Meals - You are more than welcome to bring food and drink to eat on the bus as we travel between destinations.
  • Entry fees to attractions (unless stated)

DEPARTURE POINTS

 

All Windsor & Oxford tours depart from the main entrance to Parkside Swimming Pool on Gonville Place at 8am. We return here at 8pm. Departure times and return times for all other departure points will vary - please check your e-ticket for the correct departure time.

 

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